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RNS Big Birthday Bash Reviews

Posted on 28 September 2018

After a mammoth weekend of concerts and the party of the decade, we are delighted to share with you the wonderful reviews we received. Thank you to everyone who shared our birthday weekend with us and we hope to see you at many more concerts soon!

RNS Rocks Reviews

The Chronicle (Full Review Here)

“The night was a chance to hear songs I grew up with re-imagined and performed in an amazing venue.”

“Seamlessly syncing up with the chamber musicians to add an incredible new dimension”

RNS Rocks highlighted the wealth of musical talent we have in the North East.”

Sunderland Echo (Full Review Here)

“Royal Northern Sinfonia is on a mission to showcase its talent and versatility”

“The crash, bang, wallop of Maximo Park’s back catalogue was given added oomph by the orchestra”

Popped Music (Full Review Here)

“I don’t think anything could have prepared me for how incredible the evening actually was.”

“Each note from Maximo Park was emphasised and brought even more to life by RNS.”

“I’m going to be as bold as to say this is one of my favourite gigs of 2018.”

Birthday Gala Reviews

The Times

“The harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani was unleashed too. Together they made a delicious fest of Poulenc’s thoughtfully droll Concert champetre

“Vogt’s experience as a pianist has taught him plenty about the importance of balance and textural clarity”

“Haydn’s Symphony No 2, suave and sparkly, winningly displayed the players’ individual strengths”

“I left cheered by the Sinfonia’s boundless community spirit, resilience, and panache.”

The Northern Echo (Full Review Here)

“Faure’s Pavane was eloquently conveyed with sterling playing from flute Amy Yule”

“Rapturous applause was rewarded with a delightful gem by Purcell.”

“A bumper programme of music that showcased a collective talent that has won the hearts of countless audiences, while giving individual players the chance to shine.”

Nights Out in Newcastle (Full Review Here)

“Beautiful performances which moved my soul”

“We are so lucky to have them with us in the North East of England”

“you can be sure I grabbed the brochure for the new season, and I was highlighting concerts I wanted to see”